Donald Trump Rips 'Fake News Media' Over Bloodbath Hoax

By Daniel Walker | March 21, 2024

Trump predicts 'bloodbath'

Former President Donald Trump criticized media outlets and Democrats for taking his comment about a "bloodbath" for the auto industry out of context.

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via Inside Edition

Trump predicted a "bloodbath" in job losses in the auto industry if he loses the 2024 presidential election. The term is frequently used by politicians, including Joe Biden during the 2020 primary election cycle.

Inciting violence

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However, prominent mainstream media outlets used the opportunity to falsely claim Trump was inciting violence. Various media figures and the Biden campaign had accused Trump of threatening political violence.